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  • HARRIS, JOEL CHANDLER

    Original corrected typescript of “Brother Rabbit, Brother Fox and Two Fat Pullets,” signed with initials. No place, [1906]

    This is a rare original Uncle Remus Br’er Rabbit manuscript. The 3000-word story was published in Metropolitan Magazine, March 1906.

    $3,500

  • WHITTIER, JOHN GREENLEAF

    Autograph letter signed to “My dear Friend.”. Danvers, March 28, 1882

    Whittier poignantly writes, “Thy word of sympathy in view of the death of dear Longfellow was very welcome. It is a mighty loss to us all. It leaves me with a feeling of loneliness, as if I had outlived the world. …. All English-speaking people have a common interest in the great world-singer. I am very truly thy friend John G. Whittier.”

    $3,200

  • SHERMAN, JOHN

    Photograph signed. Photographer unidentified, c. 1870s

    Sherman is most famous for the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890, the first major federal action to curb the power of the great monopolies.

    $2,800

  • WASHINGTON, BOOKER T

    Autograph quotation signed on the value of education. Tuskegee, Alabama: Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, January 16, 1895

    Born enslaved in 1856, Booker T. Washington led the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute from 1881 until his death in 1915. There he became one of the nation’s leading spokesmen for black Americans and the foremost advocate for their economic rights in the South. In this quotation the great educator stresses the importance of using one’s education: “Education is only valuable in proportion as it is used.”

    $2,800

  • (BLACK, HUGO.)

    Hugo Black and the Supreme Court: A Symposium. Edited by Stephen Parks Strickland. New York: Bobbs-Merrill, (c.1967)

    FIRST EDITION. Presentation copy inscribed by Black:  “To our friend, Arthur Goldberg, on this his forty ninth birthday, with our warm and affectionate good wishes to him and to Dorothy, Hugo L. Black August 8, 1967” and further signed by his wife Elizabeth. Black, once a member of the KKK and later one of the greatest defenders of civil liberties, inscribes this volume to fellow Supreme Court Justice Goldberg. Black, Warren, Douglas, Brennan, and Goldberg were key members of the liberal wing of the court in the 1960s.

    $2,500

  • BEGIN, MENACHEM and JIMMY CARTER

    Photograph signed by Carter and Begin. Robert A. Cumins, 1979

    Signed by Carter and Begin. Menachem Begin was awarded the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize, together with Anwar Sadat, “for their work in laying a foundation for future peace” in the Middle East. The framework, reached at Camp David, was facilitated by Jimmy Carter. The Nobel award called Carter “the masterbuilder responsible for the bridge that had to be built between Egypt and Israel.”

    $2,200

  • (MAGRITTE, RENÉ.) Mesens, E. L. T

    Troisième front poèmes de guerre suivi de pièces detachés. Third front & detached pieces. London Gallery Editions, 1944

    FIRST EDITION. Copy number 18 of 500 signed and numbered by Mesens. Inscribed to René Magritte and his wife: “A Georgette Magritte A René Magritte, l’exemplaire réservé pour lui, sa Femme, Noukels et Barfoot, depuis 1944. E. M.”

    $2,000

  • (WEST END THEATRE.) Woolley, Kim

    Collection of six original views of “Strand Theatre at Work” signed by the artist. London, 1984

    These delightful views depict scenes at the Strand Theatre (now the Novello Theatre) in London’s West End. They range from views of the boxes and theater-goers to the box office to backstage scenes. The box office advertises the original production of Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing, which ran at the Strand from 1982 to 1985.

    $1,700

  • PINTER, HAROLD

    Typed letter signed to Anthony Peek, manager of the Theatre Royal Haymarket.. London, July 24, 1985

    Harold Pinter complains about policies at Theatre Royal Haymarket.

    $1,250

  • (BROADWAY.) HARRIS SAM H

    Theater financial ledgers of Sam Harris, renowned Broadway producer. New York, 1924-1934

    This massive manuscript ledger charts the fortunes of the shows of Sam Harris, the famed Broadway producer and theater owner, from 1924 through 1934.

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